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Assault Amphibian School

"Docendo Discimus - By Teaching, We Learn"

Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California

LVT/WWII MUSEUM

The WWII/Korea LVT Museum is located in a Quonset hut style building at Camp Del Mar, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, near the Assault Amphibian School Battalion Training Command. It houses exhibits on landing vehicles tracked (LVTs) from World War II and the Korean War, including six vintage models used by the US Marine Corps. The museum highlights the service of the "Alligator" Marines during the amphibious assaults of World War II and the Korean War. In 1996, the museum won the prestigious Colonel John H. Magruder III Award from the Marine Corps Heritage Foundation.

The World War II and Korea LVT Exhibit located in Building 21561 in the base's boat basin and maintained by the Assault Amphibious School Battalion. To visit the vintage amphibious tracked vehicles, related artifacts and informational displays, contact the school at 760-763-6081 on weekdays. On evenings and weekends, please call the duty NCO at 763-6082.